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The history of Rome.

Author: Theodor Mommsen
Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor Mommsen
OCLC Number: 3341530
Notes: Published in 1908 under title: The history of the Roman republic.
Description: 542 pages 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Latin settlement, and origin of Rome --
Rome's original constitution --
Reforms of Servius Tullius, supremacy of Rome in Latium --
The Etruscans: the Greeks in Italy --
Change of the constitution --
The Tribunate of the Plebs, and the Decemvirate --
Equalization of the orders, and the new aristocracy --
Fall of the Etruscan power, the Celts --
Advance of Rome to the supreme power in Italy --
War with Pyrrhus: union with Italy --
Carthage --
The First Punic War, 264-241 B.C. extension of Roman dominion --
The Second Punic, or Hannibalian War, 218-202 B.C. --
From Cannae to Zama --
A review of the West and East --
War with Antiochus of Asia, and the Third Macedonia War --
The government and the governed --
The subject countries down to the Gracchan Epoch --
The reforms of the Gracchi --
The rule of the restoration --
Marius as revolutionist, Drusus as reformer --
The social or Marsic War, and the Sulpician Revolution --
The Mithradatic War --
The democratic revolution and its overthrow by Sulla --
The Sullan constitution --
Economic and financial condition of the empire during the revolution period --
Marcus Lepidus and Sertorius --
Rule of the Sullan restoration --
Fall of the oligarchy: rule of Pompeius --
Pompeius and the East --
Struggle of parties at Rome during the absence of Pompeius in the East --
Return of Pompeius: the second coalition of Pompeius, Caesar, and Crassus --
Caesar in Gaul --
The joint rule of Pompeius and Caesar --
Death of Crassus: rupture between Pompeius and Caesar --
The civil war --
The old republic and the new monarchy.
Other Titles: Römische Geschichte.
Responsibility: Abridged by C. Bryans and F.J.R. Hendy.


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